WERC Conference Examines Seaport Infrastructure

When the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) stages its annual conference in Chicago April 27 – 30, 2014, seaport infrastructure will be top of mind, say organizers.

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When the Warehousing Education and Research Council (WERC) stages its annual conference in Chicago April 27 – 30, 2014, seaport infrastructure will be top of mind, say organizers.

“U.S. Port Update: Investing in the Future” will feature a panel of three industry leaders from the East Coast, Gulf, and West Coast discussing their relative challenges and opportunities.

The current line-up includes:

* Tim Van Wormer, Marine Planning and Development Manager for the Port of Portland

*Russell Held, Director of Economic Development, The Port of Virginia

* Reggie Gray, President of the Houston Intercontinental Chamber of Commerce

SCMR’s executive editor, Patrick Burnson, moderates the hour-long session, and will follow up with a post-conference report.

For more details: http://www.werc.org/

About the Author

Patrick Burnson, Executive Editor
Patrick Burnson is executive editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review magazines and web sites. Patrick is a widely-published writer and editor who has spent most of his career covering international trade, global logistics, and supply chain management. He lives and works in San Francisco, providing readers with a Pacific Rim perspective on industry trends and forecasts. You can reach him directly at [email protected]

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